Alonzo Bodden will be joining us for the first time.
His first big comedy break came when he was on the New Faces of Comedy showcase at Just for Laughs comedy festival in Montreal. Introduced to America on NBCʼs Last Comic Standing, Introduced to America on NBCʼs Last Comic Standing, Bodden was runner up on Season 2 and came back to win it all on Last Comic Standing Season 3’s “The Best of the Best.”
A regular on NPR’s Wait Wait . . . Don’t Tell Me!, Bodden recently premiered his second Showtime comedy special entitled Historically Incorrect, and filmed a guest role on the upcoming ABC comedy Dr. Ken, starring Ken Jeong.
Bodden’s also on three episodes of Jay’s Garage, Jay Leno’s car show on CNBC. Let’s just say he has learned at least three cars he’ll never fit into. So much for buying a classic Jag!
In 2011, he starred in the Showtime comedy special, Who’s Paying Attention, released a DVD and now hosts a podcast of the same name. That same year, he was a panelist on the syndicated show, Inside the Vault. Bodden has also hosted the Speed Channel’s 101 Cars You Must Drive and America’s Worst Driver on the Travel Channel, and has appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and Late Night with Conan O’Brien.
While his movie career has primarily consisted of playing security guards – Bodden has protected the best, including Steve Martin and Queen Latifah in Bringing Down the House and Leslie Nielsen in Scary Movie 4, he was also the voice of Thunderon in Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue.
Bodden has traveled the world entertaining USO troops from Iraq to Greenland
and everywhere in between.
Awards will be given to several members in the recovery community who go above and beyond the call of duty.
Some of the proceeds from this event will be given to one or more non-profit organizations.
There will be a silent auction in the courtyard, be sure you take time to see what goodies are open for bidding.
So come and join us for this fun-filled evening of gourmet food, and a great reason to dress up.
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